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32 Years In Business

Company Details

  • Verified Licenses

Hours

  • Mon: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sun: Closed
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Achievements

Service Details

  • Residential Work
  • Commercial Work
  • Small Jobs Welcome

Areas of Expertise

  • Door installation
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Window installation
  • Exterior wood trim and siding replacement
  • Sliding Door repair and installation
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Cost Information

  • Free Estimates
  • Warranty Offered

Ratings

4.9
100 Verified Reviews
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    3
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Highly rated for

  • Quality
  • Value
  • Customer Service
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5.0 Jeffrey M. San Diego, CA
12/2/2022

Derek did an excellent job installing an exterior door, highly recommend

5.0 Tammy Y. Carlsbad, CA
8/21/2022

Derek recently installed two doors for me, an entry door from the garage to the house, as well as a front door. He was recommended to me by Dixieline Lumber and Home Centers in Escondido, where I special ordered my fire-rated garage door. The front door install was pretty standard; however, the garage door was very problematic as I found out that the door measurements (confirmed by my home remodel contractor) were slightly off and the incorrect size door was ordered. The garage entry door was special ordered and could not be returned, as well as was pricey. Derek called Dixeline to discuss solutions. He provided me with two options, order a new door which would take approximately 6-8 weeks to be delivered and consider my special order door a loss. Option 1 was the the easier install option. Option 2 was that he could reframe the entry way and install the door that I ordered. Option 2 was more labor intensive and slightly more expensive; however, thatâ s the option I chose so I could use the door that I ordered which matched the cabinets in my house. Derek obtained all the materials needed to reframe my door, plus hinges, seals, etc., and bore out the holes of my slab door for the handles and locks. While reframing, he also noticed old termite damage which he also fixed by replacing some wood. Installing the garage door was literally an all-day project for him and despite all the issues, Derek made it work and the door looks fantastic. Derek also cut and installed new door trim for both doors, as well as installed Google Yale locks. He tested both locks which worked fine at the time; however, after he left, I noticed an issue with the one lock not consistently locking properly. I spoke to him and he promptly returned the next morning to adjust the lock. I highly recommend Derek was he professional, direct, had great communication and was a problem solver. My home remodel contractor could have installed my doors, but Iâ ve heard from so many people that installing doors is not easy and is an art. Iâ m so glad that I went with Derek who does this every day as his specialty.

5.0 George M. Oceanside, CA
8/5/2022

I told my wife that if I die before she does, then when she has a home improvement need, that she should only call Derek Derek is an excellent, high quality craftsman who is VERY knowledgeable about how to best repair, replace or to complete a home improvement task Excellent communications ! Derek was always quick to respond to our texts and phone calls

5.0 Lisa K. Vista, CA
7/22/2022

Excellent work, thank you Derek.

5.0 Stacey S. Carlsbad, CA
4/17/2022

Excellent work!

4.5 Ammar K. San Diego, CA
4/3/2022

Quick response to my request. Able to provide a view of the project over the phone through visual photo inspections. Accommodated an early Monday appointment to complete the project. Provided good suggestions for future proofing. Overall found his price for the project reasonable.

5.0 Michael F. Oceanside, CA
2/18/2022

Very pleasant and friendly to work with. Does good craftsmanship and was tidy and cleaned up afterwards. I would do business again with him in the future.

5.0 Susan B. Carlsbad, CA
12/16/2021

did a terrific job on making exterior doors more waterproof and explained how water enters with high winds.even readjusted shutter panel on one door so door handle wouldn't catch. And $20 BELOW estimate. Cleaned up afterwards. will keep him in my go-to file for doors and finish carpentry!

5.0 Tom H. Vista, CA
12/16/2021

Derek showed up when he said would and replaced the track wheels on our eight feet tall sliding glass door along with adding a handle to the outside of the door. The door has never worked so well! Derek is congenial and did the work very well.

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Derek Finnegan, Inc.
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Vinyl Swinging Doors
doors
Iron Doors and Frame
French doors
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Interior door
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Cedar siding and trim
Fascia Board
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Roof Brace
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Window Seat
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T and G Siding and Trim
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Columns and Trim
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French doors
Front Door
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Beam and Fascia
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Interior Doors
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Interior Doors
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Bi-fold doors
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News Fascia boards
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Trex Decking
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Closet shelf and pole

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